Bwindi Impenetrable Forest (07.01.2010 to 09.30.2010)

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July - September
Communications activities: 

A meeting with the local leaders and communities was held in July. The meeting focused on sensitizing and raising awareness within the local community about TEAM network activities in BINP. Focus was put on the safety of TEAM equipment (majorly climate equipment and camera traps).


Unusual Events at the TEAM Site: 

No unusual events occurred at BIF

New Species: 

No species identified at BIF

Protocol Problems: 

Climate monitoring protocol

·         Delayed shipment and tax clearance for equipment.


Terrestrial vertebrate monitoring protocol

·         Four camera trap points were in inaccessible areas due to big, heavy flowing rivers and hanging cliffs. These points were relocated to new points BUT still maintaining the 1km between points.


Schedule Problems: 

No schedule problems encountered at BIF

Logistical Problems: 

No schedule deviations at BIF